Author: Jamie Keech

Sex, Drugs & Reality Distortion

It’s 1972, the US is withdrawing from Vietnam and the Godfather has just been released.  A Reed College dropout is on his way to meet a new student at his dorm-room to sell him a typewriter.  After knocking on the buyer’s door, eager to get the deal done, he tries

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Mickey Fulp: the Mercenary Geologist

“I know the CEO of every company I own…… Looking people in the eyes is very important. I have a few trick questions up my sleeve that will separate the pretenders from contenders.” Mickey Fulp runs a newsletter called the Mercenary Geologist, it is a large well-established newsletter in the

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Finding the Best People & Betting the Jockey

The overarching set of skills that makes someone great, that lets them outperform their peers, perhaps exponentially, are: Do they have a track record? Have they spent time in the trenches? And, do they have emotional intelligence, are they self-aware? There is a prevailing ethos in the mining sector of

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